What state, county and municipal workers make

Excluding New York City, more than half a million state, county and municipal workers in New York made $29 billion in the fiscal year that ended on March 31, 2017, according to data provided by the Office of State Comptroller. That represents a 2.8 percent increase from the year before. Data for the 2015-16 year were also included in the table below.

You can also see this list of more than 500,000 government employees rounded up into a a database of more than 3,000 governmental units in New York State.

The data below, which cover active employees enrolled in the New York State and Local Retirement System, were obtained via a Freedom of Information Law request. You can read more here. This database was posted on Nov. 28, 2017.

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Name Employer name Amount Date Fiscal year Pension group
Name LAWRENCE, JASON R Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $84,495.17 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEBEL, STEVEN G Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $84,494.74 Date 11/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATTERDAM, ANTHONY J Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $84,494.02 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLYNN, SCOTT T Employer name Orange County Amount $84,493.85 Date 02/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLLAR, JOANN M Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $84,493.28 Date 08/07/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARCAK, LISA M Employer name Broome County Amount $84,492.90 Date 10/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, DONALD H Employer name Office For Technology Amount $84,492.80 Date 08/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEVALLOS, FREDY E Employer name Nassau County Amount $84,492.34 Date 09/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRISI, RUTH ANN Employer name Albany County Amount $84,491.59 Date 01/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, YING Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $84,491.50 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREY, COLLEEN A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $84,491.49 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZNANIECKI, JOHN G Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $84,491.15 Date 11/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLEO, ELIZABETH Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $84,489.97 Date 10/31/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINUZZA, SUSAN J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $84,489.65 Date 09/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHALKO, PETER W Employer name Town of Elmira Amount $84,489.60 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ALLISTER, BRIAN J Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $84,489.45 Date 10/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, LIONEL F Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $84,489.23 Date 08/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWES, MAULET M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $84,488.99 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACCARINO, THOMAS M Employer name Niagara County Amount $84,488.93 Date 01/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUTHILL, GARY L Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $84,488.58 Date 06/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISAKSEN, ERIK J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $84,488.57 Date 06/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CHARLES G Employer name Monroe County Amount $84,488.13 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERICKSON, LYNN M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $84,487.71 Date 10/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, MARK A Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $84,487.46 Date 06/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, MATTHEW F Employer name Onondaga County Amount $84,487.14 Date 10/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, JOSE A, JR Employer name City of Albany Amount $84,486.80 Date 01/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AMISANO, EMILY E Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $84,485.36 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAY, CHERYL R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $84,485.31 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUGLER, RONA I Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $84,485.23 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYCHKOV, KYRYLO I Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $84,485.04 Date 01/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAKVICA, PETER D Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $84,484.13 Date 08/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEMSEN, GLENN E Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $84,484.09 Date 12/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVERAS, LUIS O Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $84,483.52 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DEN VALENTYN, RACHEL A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $84,483.01 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIGAS, MICHAEL A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $84,482.99 Date 07/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, WILLIAM J Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $84,482.93 Date 04/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERBASIO, MICHAEL P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $84,482.91 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TORRES, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $84,482.88 Date 09/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARAMIE, HENRY G, JR Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $84,482.45 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI CERBO, DIANNE M Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $84,482.00 Date 11/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEBERMAN, SHARON A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,481.88 Date 09/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAZ, REBECCA K Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $84,481.51 Date 09/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LOUISE, MICHELE Employer name Nassau County Amount $84,481.22 Date 04/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTRANTUONO, ANGELA Employer name Dutchess County Amount $84,481.01 Date 12/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JENNIFER Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $84,480.80 Date 01/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABDALLAH, NANCY C Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $84,480.14 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANWAR, MOSTUFA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $84,478.80 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, LORI Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $84,477.97 Date 11/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTALING, BRYAN F Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $84,477.67 Date 04/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERAVALLIL, MATHEW VARGHESE Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $84,477.05 Date 03/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABELLA, MARK J Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $84,476.82 Date 01/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATTS, DIANTHA B Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $84,476.79 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFFAN, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $84,476.77 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, MICHAEL D Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $84,476.59 Date 12/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEYE, FERDINAND Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $84,476.25 Date 12/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMMEL, ANDREW R Employer name Monroe County Amount $84,475.99 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONALDSON, JOHN Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $84,475.95 Date 11/12/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KONTIS, BEVERLY T Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $84,475.94 Date 05/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERSANO, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Islip Amount $84,475.67 Date 05/20/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILLEEN, JOHN J, JR Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $84,475.51 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, MICHAEL Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $84,475.39 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, JOHN E Employer name Oneida County Amount $84,475.08 Date 01/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAFARELLA, JASON J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $84,474.99 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LYONS, LUKE Employer name Arlington Fire District Amount $84,474.72 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC ALEAVEY, EILEEN M Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $84,474.54 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREANEY, EMMETT P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $84,473.57 Date 09/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VORBECK, JEFFREY C Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $84,472.85 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITTIZZI, SARA E Employer name Education Department Amount $84,472.13 Date 06/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, CHARMAINE L Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $84,470.97 Date 06/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGIN, KEVIN A Employer name St Paul Blvd Fire Dist Amount $84,470.08 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRISSELL, JONATHAN D Employer name Broome County Amount $84,469.68 Date 01/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDER, AUDREY W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,469.32 Date 11/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, JOHN H Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $84,469.10 Date 06/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRACK, JENNIFER DD Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $84,466.94 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, THEODORE L, III Employer name Village of Goshen Amount $84,466.48 Date 03/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALVELLO, DENISE M Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $84,466.20 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPINKS, DEBORAH E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $84,466.01 Date 09/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, LAUREL L Employer name Department of Health Amount $84,465.75 Date 02/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, KARA S Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $84,465.60 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, SCOTT Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $84,465.39 Date 01/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANNONE, SHANA M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $84,464.28 Date 07/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, BRIAN C Employer name Hartsdale Fire Dist Commission Amount $84,464.19 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURGSTROM, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $84,463.79 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIETRONIRO LEWIS, JAMIE J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $84,463.14 Date 01/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPHAM, JOSHUA D Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $84,462.88 Date 07/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PASSARELLI, LAURIE Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $84,462.33 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, MATTHEW R A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $84,462.33 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGBONENI, EROMOSELE A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $84,460.66 Date 06/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, BRADLEY S Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $84,460.44 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEBERER, BRUCE E Employer name City of Johnstown Amount $84,460.37 Date 11/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, LAWRENCE M Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $84,459.26 Date 02/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURIVAGE, KATHLEEN M Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $84,458.67 Date 01/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAY, ANNE K Employer name Manhasset Public Library Amount $84,458.12 Date 02/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALISE, PATRICK J Employer name Oneida County Amount $84,457.62 Date 01/08/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CROIX, CLAUDELLE C Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $84,456.70 Date 10/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALATBAT, MICHELLE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $84,456.61 Date 01/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONESSE, ANTHONY Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $84,456.61 Date 08/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONOUGH, JOHN P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $84,456.30 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLIGAN, JOHN S Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $84,456.11 Date 07/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, AUDREY J Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $84,456.09 Date 03/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System